Edward Snowden

Norwegian Supreme Court rejects Snowden petition for safe passage

The Norwegian Supreme Court Friday rejected an appeal by US whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the United States should he visit Norway.

US whistleblower Snowden urges global effort for privacy protection

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden called Monday for a global fight to protect personal privacy as a basic human right against mass surveillance systems.

Snowden's lawyer rejects speculation of pending extradition to US

US state intelligence worker turned whistleblower Edward Snowden's lawyer said Friday that it is groundless to believe he will be extradited from Russia.

Norwegian freedom of speech group postpones Snowden award ceremony

The Norwegian branch of writers' group PEN postponed an award ceremony for Edward Snowden on Tuesday amid legal efforts to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the United States should...

Norwegian court rejects Snowden petition seeking safe passage to Oslo

A Norwegian court Wednesday rejected a petition by Edward Snowden that sought assurance he would not be extradited to the United States should he visit Norway to accept an upcoming award.

Human rights groups want Obama to pardon Snowden

Leading human and civil rights organizations are urging US President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden, the fugitive National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who in 2013 divulged a massive...

Report: Snowden reveals how he evaded capture in Hong Kong

US whistleblower Edward Snowden and a network of lawyers and refugees who helped him hide in Hong Kong in 2013 provided never-before-heard details about his two weeks on the run in an article...

Snowden and US hacker design anti-surveillance device for iPhone

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and prominent US hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang on Thursday announced they've teamed up to create a phone add-on for journalists who use iPhones to tell them if the...

US whistleblower Snowden files petition to accept Norwegian prize

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has filed a petition in Norway to ensure he can visit the country to accept an award without fear of extradition to the United States, a Norwegian...

Denmark involved in US plan to return whistle-blower Snowden

Denmark was involved in US plans to extradite former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden to the United States in 2013, Danish Justice Minister Soren Pind said Friday.